category: ethnicity and national identity

the quint: call for papers DEADLINE: 08/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

the quint’s twenty fourth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and

Malcolm X’s Assassination and Autobiography Fifty Years Later

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
j.m.burrell at csuohio.edu

What are the literary legacies of Malcolm X’s life and death? In 1965, after Malcolm X’s life came to an end, The Autobiography of Malcolm X cemented his status as icon.

Journal of Communication & Culture | Issue 19 "Translation, Cosmopolitanism & Resistance"

full name / name of organization: 
CECC - Research Centre for Communication and Culture
contact email: 
sonia.pereira@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

Theme: Translation, Cosmopolitanism & Resistance
Coordination: Maria Alexandra Lopes
Edition: 19
Deadline for submission of original articles: 31st December 2014

Mobility, Paralysis, and Identity in Dubliners (Abstract deadline 8/8/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Scheible, Claire Culleton
contact email: 
escheible@bridgew.edu

CFP: Mobility, Paralysis, and Identity in Dubliners

THE GOOD LIFE AND THE GREATER GOOD IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT

full name / name of organization: 
LAURA SAVU WALKER/ University of South Carolina, Columbia
contact email: 
laura_savu@yahoo.com

Dear colleagues,

BOOK CHAPTERS on Maya Angelou (Abstracts due NOVEMBER 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kendra N. Bryant, Florida A&M University
contact email: 
drknbryant@gmail.com

In light of Maya Angelou’s most recent passing, I am inviting chapter essays that provide 21st century criticisms of Angelou’s autobiographies, creative non-fiction, and poetry—preferably beyond

Award for Graduate Student Research on Philip Roth

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
gooblarprs@gmail.com

Annual Siegel/McDaniel Award for Graduate Student Research
Sponsored by the Philip Roth Society

Call for Papers: Summer 2014

CFP – Panel on Narrative, Intimacy, and the Sexual Revolution – SEPT 1st.

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
eiranne.edgar@gmail.com

CFP – Panel on Narrative, Intimacy, and the Sexual Revolution – SEPT 1st.

2015 International Conference on Narrative – March 5 – 8 2015, Chicago Illinois.

Acta Iassyensia Comparationis No. 15 (1/2015): EROI ŞI ANTIEROI / HEROES AND ANTIHEROES / HÉROS ET ANTIHÉROS

full name / name of organization: 
Acta Iassyensia Comparationis, Department of Comparative Literature of the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania
contact email: 
anamaria.stefan@uaic.ro

The Editorial Board of Acta Iassyensia Comparationis, a thematic, interdisciplinary biannual e-journal published by the Department of Comparative Literature of the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] American Studies Association of Texas Conference date Nov. 13-15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

20th Annual Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium November 9-11 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Holli Levitsky/Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium
contact email: 
hlevitsk@lmu.edu

Legal Childhoods

full name / name of organization: 
SHCY Eighth Biennial Conference
contact email: 
gocasion@english.umass.edu; afsimpso@english.umass.edu

Legal Childhoods
SHCY Panel Submission/CFP

SCMS 2015 (Mar. 25-28): CFP - “Gender and Genre Through a Post-9/11 Lens”

full name / name of organization: 
Terrance McDonald (Brock University) & Justin Shaw (Wilfrid Laurier University) / SCMS
contact email: 
terrance.mcdonald@brocku.ca

CFP for Panel: Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference March 25-28, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

“Gender and Genre Through a Post-9/11 Lens”

CFP: Edited volume on television series, Scandal (Due: September 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Moffitt
contact email: 
gladiatorsinsuitsvolume@gmail.com

Gladiators in Suits:
Race, Gender, and the Politics of Representation in Scandal

Edited by: Kimberly R. Moffitt, Simone Puff, and Ronald L. Jackson II

Globalizing the American Revolution (Abstracts Due 1-Aug-2014) [REPOST}

full name / name of organization: 
Maria O'Malley and Denys Van Renen/ University of Nebraska, Kearney
contact email: 
omalleym2@unk.edu, vanrenendw@unk.edu

Call for Contributors to Edited Collection:

Intertexts and Intersections: Charting Anne Carson’s Work (NeMLA, April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Jensen / NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
Sarahj250@gmail.com

What does it mean to produce writing that is ‘arguably not poetry,’ but to be one of Canada’s preeminent poets? Can we situate Carson, who actively resists stable notions of place, space, and temporality, in a contemporary Canadian context?

CfP: The European Union and the Politicization of Europe, 26 - 27 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
office@euroacademia.eu

Call for Papers
The Third Euroacademia International Conference
The European Union and the Politicization of Europe

26 - 27 September 2014, Lisbon, Portugal
5* Eurostars Hotel das Letras

NEMLA 2014 Convention Panel "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nbirchbayley@gmail.com

Panel on "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"
46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Deadline: September 30, 2014

NEMLA 2014 Convention Panel "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nbirchbayley@gmail.com

Panel on "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"
46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Deadline: September 30, 2014

NeMLA Roundtable: Literature, Debt, and Economies of the Negative

full name / name of organization: 
Kyle Wanberg, New York University
contact email: 
kylewan@nyu.edu

This roundtable discussion centers itself on the relation between economics and literature, via theoretical intervention.

The Context Journal of Language, Literary & Cultural Studies (ISSN 2349-4948)

full name / name of organization: 
Kumar Wani, India
contact email: 
kumarwani@gmail.com

The Context (ISSN 2349-4948)

Call for Manuscripts for Volume 1 Issue 3

NeMLA 2015 Roundtable: What’s Law Got to Do With It?: Diasporic Literature Post-9/11

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdymond@springfieldcollege.edu

In her 2010 collection of essays, _Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work_, the Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat writes, “There are many possible interpretations of what it means t

Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives: SSAWW 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com

Call for Proposals
SSAWW Triennial Conference November 4-8, 2015
Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA

PARTICIPATORY URBANISMS

full name / name of organization: 
Made possible by the Global Urban Humanities Initiative at UC Berkeley, California, USA with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
contact email: 
participatory.urbanisms@gmail.com

Participatory urban projects have been shown to foster ‘real’ democracy; enliven the public sphere; expand civic consciousness and increase transparency, accountability and efficiency (Baiocchi 20

Digital Diversity 2015: Writing | Feminism | Culture

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta and MacEwan University
contact email: 
digdiv2015@gmail.com

How have new technologies transformed literary and cultural histories? How do they enable critical practices of scholars working in and outside of digital humanities?

Modernist Personage: Lower Case “i,” Language, Race, and Cummings’ Cultural Aesthetics (deadline 9/10/14; Louisville 2/26-28/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Gillian Huang-Tiller / E. E. Cummings Society
contact email: 
gch7u@uvawise.edu

The E. E.

[UPDATE] Extension of deadline for submission of abstracts for book chapter (Representing the Feminine)

full name / name of organization: 
Universiti Brunei Darussalam
contact email: 
kathrina.daud@ubd.edu.bn

The editors of this book are extending the deadline for submission of abstracts for a book chapter to the 15th of August 2015.

CFP

Call for Paper - Global Journal of English Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Global Journal of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 2, Issue 3 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in August 2014. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue.

Bodies of Bondage: Environments in Women’s Neo-Captivity Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW)
contact email: 
andersonwires@gmail.com

Proposed Panel for SSAWW's Triennial Conference (Philadelphia, PA, November 4-8, 2015). Theme: Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives

NeMLA 2015: Imposture and Self-Making in American Literature, 1850-1950

full name / name of organization: 
Lara Hubel and Min Young Kim / SUNY at Buffalo
contact email: 
larahube@buffalo.edu, mkim24@buffalo.edu

U.S. literature and culture, at least since Franklin, have been perpetually preoccupied with mythologies of both the self-made man and confidence-man.

The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions (San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
SDSU LGBTQ Research Consortium
contact email: 
lgbtqrc@mail.sdsu.edu

The 13th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Society Conference, July 4-11th, 2015, "Gaelicly yours, Scott Fitzgerald"

full name / name of organization: 
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
danderson@georgiasouthern.edu



Gaelicly yours, Scott Fitzgerald
The 13th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Society Conference:
July 4-11th, 2015 in Dublin and Waterford, Ireland


2nd Biennial Graduate Conference on Iranian Studies - CFP ends: 15 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Symposia Iranica
contact email: 
info@symposia-iranica.com

CALL FOR PAPERS | SYMPOSIA IRANICA
SECOND BIENNIAL IRANIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE

Hosted by the University of Cambridge, 8-9 April 2015

The Great War and English Studies December 20-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
contact email: 
chairpersoneddu@gmail.com; engdeptconference@du.ac.bd

The First World War was a truly momentous event. The rest of the 20th century would be shaped by this war and its consequence, the Second World War.

Cities Afloat

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Whitebell and Lisa Vandenbossche/NeMLA
contact email: 
laura.whitebell@rochester.edu or lisa.vandenbossche@rochester.edu

CITIES AFLOAT

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
Hosted by Ryerson University

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